Names of a nautical turn are to be expected for quilts which originate in seaside cottages and seaport villages. “Bounding Betty,” “Ocean Waves” and “Storm at Sea” have a flavour as salty as the spray which dampens them when they are spread out to sun by the sandy shore.
The text is from page 120 of Quilts: Their Story And How To Make Them, by Marie D. Webster, 1915. Click here to read the book online, or download it free from the Internet Archive.
artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2014